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Historical Terms – Chronology

The word ‘chronology’ is made from two Greek words – ‘chrono’ meaning time and ‘logos’ meaning discourse or reasoning (working out). The word ‘chronology’ therefore means the working out of time. But how do we work...

Chronology – Lesson Plan

Learning Outcome: To understand the meaning of the historical term – Chronology To understand that the word Chronology derives from the Greek words ‘chrono’ and ‘logos’. To be able to put times and dates into chronological order. To see...

Timelines – Catherine of Aragon

16 Dec 1485 Catherine of Aragon was born at Alcala de Henares in Spain.  1489 The treaty of Medina Del Campo that agreed the marriage of prince Arthur of England to Catherine of Aragon was signed.  18 July 1497 A new treaty agreed that Catherine would come...

British Monarchy – William the Conqueror Timeline

Date Summary Detailed Information Oct 1066 William took treasury Following the defeat of Harold at the Battle of Hastings, William made it his first priority to gain control of the English treasury. He then marched to London to crush English resistance which was...

Olympic Games Timeline

Olympic Games Timeline  Date Place Summary Detailed Information 776BCE Athens, Greece First Olympics First recorded evidence of the ancient Olympic games. The games were held at Olympia. There was only one event – the men’s 200m sprint. 490BCE Greece...
The Cold War Timeline

The Cold War Timeline

Cold War Timeline Date Summary Detailed Information February 4th – 11th 1945 Yalta Conference Meeting between Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin to decide what would happen at the end of the war. Topics discussed included – Partitioning of Germany Fate of...

Holocaust Timeline

The Holocaust Date Summary Detailed Information 30th January 1933 Hitler Chancellor of Germany Adolf Hitler was elected Chancellor of Germany 22nd March 1933 First concentration camp opened The first concentration camp was opened at Dachau in Germany 1st April 1933...

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World War Two Timeline

Date Summary Detailed Information 1938 German Anschluss with Austria? Hitler went ahead with his plans to unify all German-speaking people. He annexed Austria then demanded the liberation of German people in the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia. Neville...

Nazi Germany Timeline

Date Event 9th November 1918 Kaiser Wilhelm abdicated. Weimar Republic declared. 28th June 1919 Treaty of Versailles signed.  5th January 1919 German Workers’ Party (Deutsche Arbeiterpartei) DAP formed by Anton Drexler, Gottfried Feder, Dietrich Eckart and...

World War One Timeline

Date Summary Detailed Information 28 June 1914 Assassination of Franz Ferdinand The Balkan states of Bosnia and Herzegovina, had been annexed from Turkey and taken into the Austro-Hungarian Empire. This was strongly resented by many Serbs and Croats and a nationalist...
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